Personal Support Worker – Home Support

Ukrainian Seniors’ Centre based in 30 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 5K2 is looking suitable applicants for the position of Personal Support Worker – Home Support who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Term, contract or Part time job. The candidate will be required to work during Day shift (07:00 to 15:00)

Employer Name: Ukrainian Seniors’ Centre
Position: Personal Support Worker – Home Support
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $19.00 hourly for 24 hours per week
Employment type: Term or contract, Part time
Location: 30 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 5K2

Target Audience: Elderly

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to provide personal care such as toileting, bathing, and perineal care.
  • The candidate will be required to provide companionship
  • The candidate would be responsible for preparing and serving nutritious meals.
  • The candidate will be required to perform light housekeeping  duties like  cleaning and tidying the room or house, changing beds etc.
  • The candidate would be in charge of washing, ironing and pressing clothes and household linens.
  • The candidate will be in charge of mending clothing and linens
  • The candidate would be in charge of providing bedside and personal care.
  • The candidate will be required to feed or assist in feeding.
  • The candidate will be expected to create therapeutic diets and menus.
  • The candidate will be expected to participate clients in regular exercise, such as walking, to ensure that they maintain their strength and work toward recovery.
  • The candidate would be responsible for working with elderly patients and providing one-on-one care.
  • To prevent bed sores and maintain comfort levels, the candidate will be required to turn and position bedbound patients.
  • The candidate would be responsible for changing non sterile dress.
  • The candidate would be in charge of medication administration.
  • The candidate will be required to assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene.
  • The candidate would be responsible for assisting with oral hygiene by cleaning dentures, brushing teeth and /or gums after meals and as required and also providing additional mouth care as necessary.
  • When providing personal hygiene, candidates must observe and report the following: dry, cracked, swollen, or blistered lips, loose teeth and redness or swelling of the gums, condition of the dentures, and any other pain or discomfort.
  • Candidates must also look for any skin redness on bony prominences such as the coccyx, heels, elbows, shoulder blades, and back of the head.
  • The candidate will be required to respects clients wishes, beliefs and spiritual practices
  • The candidate would be responsible for continuously observing patients and their environments i.e. they must report and document unsafe conditions and behavioral, physical, and / or cognitive changes to an appropriate supervisor, i.e., family member, employer, care coordinator, etc.
  • The candidate will be required to support people with regards to decision making and lifestyle choices enabling them to take control of their own lives, increasing independence.
  • The candidate must ensure that all personal care tasks are carried out in line with the needs, wishes and preferences of the individual.
  • The candidate will be required to assist people with disabilities or recovering from a condition in their homes.
  • The candidate will be required to work within Health and Safety Regulations
  • The candidate will be expected to help with therapeutic programmes for rehabilitation and development that have been agreed upon with appropriate clinical professionals.
  • The candidate must provide a safe environment for those who require constant supervision and assistance.
  • The candidate must remain alert to client problems or health issues and respond competently.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should have First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate and  Personal Support Worker Certificate.
  • The candidate should have good interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature and have the ability to adapt to change.
  • Candidates must understand and adhere to emergency procedures.
  • The candidate should have good problem solving skills
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be optimistic.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate must have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be accustomed to working with and comprehending the needs of various types of patients.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should be a good listener.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should have experience in providing general care and support.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have their Immunization records.
  • The candidate should pass the Vulnerable sector check
  • The candidate should provide a valid Reference details.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting, standing and walking positions.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.

Benefits

  • Free parking facilities are available to the candidates.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

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